Join Joe Godfrey for an in-depth discussion in this video Channel strips and track cloning, part of Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 2 Mixing Dialog, Music, and Effects.
we converted this session project to a template. … Our project is called audio post, with a small A and P, … and our template had a capital A and P. … So let's leave this there. … And we'll say file, new from template. … And now we have a folder called My Templates, … and a template called Audio Post … notice that we're not using the musical grid. … Our sample rate is 48. … So it remembered those parameters … when we saved the template. … So we'll say choose. … And again, we get a choice to close this … small A small P session document. … Let's not close it. … And we have something that looks almost the same, … except we know that there are two projects … open right now. … This one called Untitled, and the one we had earlier. … Now, I know you're dyin' to get rid of this … classic electric piano track, and so am I. … But we'll do that in a second. … We want to have some dialogue tracks … that have EQ and compressor. … And we want to be able to clone those tracks … so we have other dialogue tracks with EQ and compressor. …
Award-winning sound designer Joe Godfrey has developed a system for handing off the dialog, music, and effects mix from a Final Cut Pro timeline to Logic Pro. Why Logic? Many of the tools the Final Cut editor is using began there, and Logic has great tools that can be applied to dialog, music, and effects, as well the final mix. There are some things you want to do—in the right order—and some common mistakes you want to avoid. This course covers them all. Learn how to import audio from Final Cut Pro X in Logic Pro X, fix any syncing issues, edit dialog to perfection, add special effects such as pitch shifting and automated EQ, enhance music, and bounce out the final mix, either as a composite track or stems that can be mastered separately.
- Importing AAF, OMF, and XML files
- Configuring your workspace
- Recognizing and solving sync issues
- Adding markers
- Mixing on the fly vs at the end
- Fixing dialog levels
- Fixing dialog texture and ambience
- Automating EQ parameters
- Autopunch for dialog and Foley
- Special effects (SFX) replacement and enhancement
- Finishing the mix: compression and limiting
- Export options: Composite vs. stems
- Archiving a project
Skill Level Intermediate
Final Cut Pro X Guru: Sync Sound Workflowwith Jeff I. Greenberg51m 44s Intermediate
Final Cut Pro X & Logic Pro X: 1 Audio Post Workflowwith Michael Towe1h 12m Intermediate
1. Building the Template
2. Editing the Dialogue Clips
3. SFX for the Movie
4. Mixing and Exporting
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